So you get to go to heaven for giving an American a taiyaki because America and Japan were once enemies? Is that right?

Suddenly he took a fish straight out of the hot molded griddle, wrapped it in a brown paper bag, and extended it towards Janie, “Here!”

JANIE AND THE TAIYAKI MAN BY KAREN BREMER MASUDA 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 39

The smell of sweet bean paste and grilled batter wafted on the air as Janie Matsushita rounded the corner.

There was a mist in the air, and t…

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